Call for Applications: Tata Innovation Fellowship 2018-19

Deadline: 31 December 2018

Applicants are invited to apply for “Tata Innovation Fellowship”, a highly competitive scheme instituted by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India to recognize and reward scientists with outstanding track record in biological sciences to find innovative solutions to major problems in healthcare, agriculture and other areas related to life sciences and biotechnology.

Objective

The scheme is aimed at rewarding interdisciplinary work where major emphasis is on innovation and translational research with a potential towards commercialization.

Funding Information

  • The amount of the fellowship is Rs. 25,000/- per month in addition to regular salary from the host institute. If an awardee is receiving salary from international organization, applicant will be entitled for research grant i.e. contingency only.
  • In addition, each Fellow will receive a contingency grant of Rs. 6.00 lakh per annum for meeting the expenses on consumables, equipment, international and domestic travel, manpower and other contingent expenditure to be incurred in connection with the implementation of ongoing research project under the fellowship.
  • The Tata Innovation Fellows would be eligible for other regular research grant(s) through extramural and other research schemes of various S&T agencies of the Government of India.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The fellowship is open to Indian Nationals residing in India who are below the age of 55 years as on December 31 , 2018. The fellowship is co-terminus with the superannuation of fellow in applicant organization.
  • The applicant should possess a Ph.D degree in Life Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary Science or a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences, Engineering or an equivalent degree in Biotechnology / related areas. The applicant must have outstanding contribution and publication in the specific area.
  • The candidate must have a regular permanent position in a University/Institute/ Organization and should be engaged in research and development. If he/she is availing any other fellowship, he/she will have to opt for only one of the fellowships.
  • The applicant should have spent at least 5 years in India before applying for the fellowship.
  • Evidence of outstanding track record and a deep commitment to find innovative solutions to major problems in health care, agriculture and other areas related to life sciences and biotechnology.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Country: India

For further information, please visit http://www.dbtindia.nic.in/wp-content/uploads/Advertisement-2018-19-website.pdf

  • Tanya Abraham says:

    Is it possible for me to apply for the PhD research I am doing ?

    • Priyanka says:

      Hi Tanya Abraham,

      For more information on eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link given on the last line of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • DHHS: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program

    USAID/Burma: Agriculture and Food-Systems Development Activity

    U.S. Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina announces Homestay Small Grants Program

    Call for Proposals: 2019 Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa Program

    U.S. Department of Justice, NIJ: Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime 2019

    HEVA’s Growth Fund to Provide Growth Capital to Medium Sized Creative Businesses in Kenya

    U.S. Department of Justice: Seeking Applications for Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program

    EU Call for Proposals: Support for the Development Work of Civil Society Organizations in Cuba

    Samuel H. Kress Foundation: Accepting Applications for History of Art Grants Program

    Cities Alliance Innovation Programme: Secure Tenure in African Cities- Micro Funds

    Kress Foundation’s Conservation Grants to Support the Professional Practice of Art Conservation

    Applications Open for USAID/Kyrgyz Republic Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program!

    U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: IRF Addressing Societal Constraints on Religious Freedom in Pakistan

    U.S. Embassy in Cote d’Ivoire: 2019 Julia Taft Refugee Fund

    U.S. Embassy in Mauritania: Annual Program Statement

    USAID-Maputo: Media Strengthening Follow-On Program

    U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance: Innovative Prosecution Solutions for Combatting Violent Crime

    Apply for 2019 Pacific Development and Conservation Trust’s Grant Program

    National Institute of Justice: Research and Evaluation on Terrorism Prevention Grant Program

    EU-Lebanon Call for Proposals: EIDHR Support for Local Civil Society Action through Country-Based Support Schemes

    National Institute of Justice: Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women

    U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: IRF Journalist Training on Religious Freedom

    Apply for New England Biolabs Foundation’s Grant Program 2019

    U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees in Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda

    >